Red cell distribution width is associated with acute myocardial infarction in young patients


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Uysal O. K. , Duran M. , Ozkan B., Sahin D. Y. , Tekin K., Elbasan Z., ...More

CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.19, no.6, pp.597-602, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/cj.2012.0111
  • Title of Journal : CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.597-602

Abstract

Background: There are few studies about predictors of ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in young patients. High red cell distribution width (RDW) levels were associated with adverse outcomes in patients with STEMI. We aimed to investigate the relationship between RDW and STEMI in young patients.